Tennis Coach

US-FL-Bradenton
4 months ago
ID
2016-2655
# of Openings
1
Category
Athletics

Responsibilities

Job Title:                                Tennis Coach

FLSA Status:                          Exempt

Department:                        Athletics

Position Summary:              Responsible for all aspects of training and coaching student-athletes.

Position Responsibilities

  • Prepares and delivers a tennis training program for all student-athletes.
  • Assesses the skill development of each student-athlete, and partners with school staff and performance coaches to ensure their ongoing comprehensive development.
  • Assists with the psychological preparation of the student-athlete in both pre-match and post-match.
  • Develops motivational approach to practice and matches.
  • Works to develop comprehensive knowledge of tennis in decision-making, handling authority and setting and meeting objectives.
  • Interacts with the student-athlete as a mentor and as an educator of the sport.
  • Partners with the student-athlete’s parent/guardian regarding their overall development.
  • Effectively communicates to student-athletes and their parents/guardians.
  • Assures that proper safety is maintained.
  • Assists in the college placement of the student-athlete.
  • Travels to tournaments and other events as needed.
  • Assists in the recruiting of prospective student-athletes.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

  • Experience in coaching &/or playing tennis at the professional &/or collegiate level
  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports management, business administration or a similar sports or business related field or the equivalent
  • Proficiency in all tennis training and instructional techniques
  • Strong commitment to student-athletes and their development
  • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to comprehensive excellence

 

Preferred Skills

  • Bilingual
  • CPR Certification
  • USPTA certification
  • Valid driver’s license with ability to drive for tournaments, games, travel

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment in excess of 40 pounds
  • Ability to handle outdoor conditions for a reasonable period of time
  • Ability to move around campus including gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays

 

Background Requirements

  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO Statement

EOE, Disabled & Veterans

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